Ditomopyge whitei Pabian and Fagerstrom 1972 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Phillipsiidae

Alternative combination: Anisopyge whitei

Full reference: R. K. Pabian and J. A. Fagerstrom. 1972. Late Paleozoic trilobites from southeastern Nebraska. Journal of Paleontology 46(6):789-816

Belongs to Ditomopyge according to F. Sour-Tovar et al. 2016

See also Brezinski 1992, Pabian and Fagerstrom 1972 and Sour-Tovar et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Ditomopyge amorni, Ditomopyge bjornensis, Ditomopyge decurtata, Ditomopyge dereimsi, Ditomopyge fatmii, Ditomopyge granulata, Ditomopyge kumpani, Ditomopyge meridionalis, Ditomopyge ovalis, Ditomopyge scitula, Ditomopyge scitulus, Ditomopyge yampupatensis

Type specimen: UNSM 8092, an exoskeleton (Damaged, complete dorsal exoskeleton)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Mexico (2 collections), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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